Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra

Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra »

26 Jan, 2018
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Each year, approximately 432,000 women die from heart disease. Women, however, only make up 25% of the participant pool in clinical trials based around heart research. The “Bloomer Bra” seeks to reshape the way research data is collected in cardiology.

C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite

C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite »

12 Dec, 2017
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Entrepreneur Lisa Serwin believes that a lack of women leadership is bad for the industry. “If you think of patients in healthcare systems as consumers, as your customers, to not have the majority of your customer pool represented at your executive table is a huge loss,” she explains. “It’s a huge miss in the healthcare industry.” That’s why she founded C- Sweetener, a non-profit online platform based in San Francisco that matches vetted mentors in the healthcare industry with female mentees aspiring to break into the C-Suite. Serwin, who has held multiple C-Suite positions says, “We really just want to change the conversation. We wanted to stop talking and start doing.”

10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender

10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender »

Photo via the AAMC State of Women in Academic Medicine report, 2013-2014. Female physicians today make up 48% of the physician community, a number that has increased from just 5% in 1952. While this is a drastic and important improvement, data continues to show that women hold fewer leadership roles in medicine…
Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview

Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview »

25 Sep, 2014
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We've spent the past month rounding up innovative women in medtech as part of our new series - and we're just getting started. In case you missed our last few Q&As, here's a quick look at women who are making a big difference in an often-stubborn industry. Amy Cueva Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow,…
Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change

Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change »

10 Sep, 2014
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Nina Nashif began her career working in textiles, but quickly moved into the healthcare space where she's found that she can really make a difference. Photo provided. Nina Nashif, the Founder & CEO of Healthbox, is becoming a prominent name in the digital health space. Healthbox is an accelerator that has helped launch 63…

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